ascetically ascetically

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an ascetic manner

Usage(s):

  1. Despite his wealth and power, Faisal lived simply and ascetically; his code was the Koran and his customs those of a Bedouin Arab.
  2. The Pre-Raphaelites had lost their ascetically youthful idealism.
  3. Cool, retiring Georgia O'Keeffe's shows are hung by her husband, Photographer-Art Dealer Alfred Stieglitz, in an ascetically bare 17th-floor office building suite.

News

  • St. Paul girls enjoy team depth this season

    It may not have been an ascetically pleasing game on Friday night, but St. Paul coach Joe Mone saw some good things in his team’s win over Watertown.
    on December 16, 2013     Source: The Bristol Press

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